"My feeders have been down for a month and I still had a sick male Purple Finch on the deck in Upper Coverdale two days ago looking for food. I'm trying to hold off until mid-September but am hoping for some 'official advice' too."
"Hard one to call. I had a sick purple finch a few weeks ago here in Fredericton. I removed my feeders, bleached them and put them up a week later. I had another sick finch several days ago; so I took them down again and treated…"